[WATCH] Conversations that Count: Marcia Ann Gillespie and Veronica Chambers

They are both celebrated journalist, authors, teachers, and true believers in a woman’s power to shape her own life and the world around her. Come join this intergenerational conversation about work, life, and legacy with this year’s Barbara Graves Legacy Award honoree and the editor of The Meaning of Michelle: 16 Writers on the Iconic First Lady and How Her Inspires Our Own.


  • Marcia Ann Gillespie, Former Editor-in-Chief of Ms. Magazine and Essence; Gender and Race Activist
  • Veronica Chambers, New York Times Best-Selling Author



  • Caroline Clarke, Editorial Director, Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit, Host, Women of Power TV